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  • Caught on camera: Tempo carrying Ganesha idol, devotees overturns in Hyderabad September 8, 2014

    Festivities took a turn for the worse in Hyderabad on Monday when a tempo carrying a Ganesha idol and devotees turned turtle. The tempo was reportedly travelling at a high speed and was over loaded. The tempo had people on board and some of the children on it suffered minor...
  • Ganesha Visarjan: Hyderabad revels in festive spirit September 8, 2014

    As the 10day long Ganesh Chaturthi comes to an end today, Hyderabad residents prepare to bid farewell to the country's largest Ganesha idol. ...
  • Hyderabad prepares for visarjan of country's largest Ganesha idol September 8, 2014

    Hyderabad:Hyderabad is all set to bid adieu to its favourite deity Ganesha. On Monday, the country's largest idol will be given a grand immersion during the Ganesh Visarjan ceremony. The immersion ceremony of the 60feet high Ganesha in Hyderabad promises to be a grand affair. It took almost three months...
  • Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations end in Tamil Nadu today September 7, 2014

    Chennai: Marking the end of 10day Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations across Tamil Nadu, thousands of idols of Lord Ganesha were immersed in the sea at various places. Barring a stray incident of stone throwing at Muthupettai in Tiruvarur District, in which none was injured, the celebrations went off peacefully across the...
  • Hyderabad: After ice and rice, Ganesha visarjan bucket challenge gains fame September 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: After ice and rice, "Ganesha visarjan" bucket challenge is gaining popularity in Hyderabad. In this challenge, people have to immerse Ganesha idol in an ecofriendly way, that is in a bucket, instead of polluting a natural water body to help save the environment. People can nominate their family, friends...
  • Mumbai picks ecofriendly Ganeshas this year September 4, 2014

    Mumbai: On this Ganesh Chaturthi, ecofriendly Ganpatis are gradually picking up in Mumbai especially after Bollywood actor Salman Khan installed an ecofriendly idol in his house. He also created a makeshift pond at his place for immersion. This season green Ganeshas have seen a 20 per cent increase in sales. The GSB...
  • From cashew nuts to vegetables: 14 most ingenious idols of Lord Ganesha that you had probably never seen before September 2, 2014

    India is home to over 33 crore gods, each of whom stand for some virtue or the other. The Hindu god Ganesha is known as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. Every year during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh,...
  • Rice Bucket Challenge a hit at Ganesha pandals August 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Rice Bucket Challengem started by a Hyderabad journalist seems to be taking the world by storm. In 5 days, its official Facebook page has got more than 50,000 likes. Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with a difference, people in Hyderabad are taking this challenge to help the needy. After making its...
  • Hyderabad: Ganesha goes green, ecofriendly clay idols flood the market August 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Pearl City is all set to celebrate the Ganesh festival in an ecofriendly manner and with the tallest Ganesh idol in the country this year. The 60feet high Ganesha in Hyderabad is drawing the attention of every passerby. The gigantic idol took almost three months and 200 artisans at...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi a hit with celebrities August 29, 2014

    Festivities are uniting the country on Friday on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The festival has always been a hit with celebrities. ...
  • Mumbai's gold Ganesha richest at Rs 23 cr, insured for Rs 50 cr a day August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: As the Hinducalendar month of Bhaadrapada arrives, the city of Mumbai is all set to welcome its favourite Lord Ganesha. The 10day long festival is celebrated in lively spirits across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Goa. The festival is celebrated with much fan fare in Mumbai where pandals...
  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' winner Rajniesh Duggall begins shooting for new romcom 'Direct Ishq Ho Gaya' July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: After winning the reality show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi', Rajniesh Duggall has now signed for a romanticcomedy, titled 'Direct Ishq Ho Gaya'. To be directed by 'My Friend Ganesha' director, Rajiv Ruia, the film will star Nidhi Subbaiah opposite Duggall. The shooting for the film is currently in progress at Varanasi,...
  • Bal Ganesha Sadhil Kapoor to now host a talk show February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Child actor Sadhil Kapoor, known for his role of The Bal Ganesha on TV, will now be seen as Captian Tiao on a talk show which will be aired on Disney Channel. The eightyearold, who has been a part of numerous television shows and commercials, will now interview famous personalities...
  • Australian brewery juxtaposes Ganesha's face, Lakshmi's body on beer bottle November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Brookvale Union, an Australian brewery from New South Wales has a juxtaposed image of Hindu god Ganesha's head and Hindu goddess Lakshmi's body on its ginger beer bottles. This image has upset some Indians in Australia. "Is it just me or does anyone else find this ginger beer...
  • Bangalore: Milk, curd price to go up after Ganesha Chathurthi September 3, 2013

    Bangalore: The milk and curd are likely to cost Rs 2 more from September 11. According to sources, the Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) has decided to increase the price of milk and curd by Rs 2 per Kilo after the Ganesh Chathurthi festival. The KMF is the second largest cooperative...
  • Kannada writerdirector Kunigal Nagabhushan passes away June 24, 2013

    Karnataka: Veteran Kannada director and script writer Kunigal Nagabhushan died following a cardiac arrest in a city hospital today. 70year old Nagabhushan was rushed to the Fortis Hospitallate last night after he complained of breathing problem. He suffered two heart attacks while being treated in the hospital and died in...
  • Mumbai: Last day of Ganesh utsav, security tightened September 29, 2012

    Security has been tightened and 25,000 policemen have been deployed across Mumbai. The BSF and SRPF have also stepped in. ...
  • Nargis Fakhri moves to tears on Ganesh puja September 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Nargis Fakhri paid her obeisance at the famous Andheri Ka Raja Ganapati here, but the atmosphere moved her to tears. "I'm very emotional and I think that being here (Andheri Ke Raja Ganapati) is such a blessing. I am so grateful because I have always been interested in...
  • Mumbai set for Ganpati visarjan, security tightened September 29, 2012

    Mumbai: It is the last day of Ganesh Utsav on Saturday and people across India, especially Mumbai, are all set for the immersion of Ganesh idols. Several street processions will be taken out in Mumbai on Saturday, with the police saying that over 90,000 idols will be immersed at 84...
  • Watch: Salman Khan bids goodbye to Lord Ganesha September 21, 2012

    Actor Salman Khan along with his family participated in Ganesha visarjan in Mumbai. ...
  • Bollywood celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi September 21, 2012

    From Asha Bhosle to Kareena Kapoor, all Bollywood stars celebrate the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Take a look at how the stars are celebrating the festival this year. ...
  • Bollywood welcomes Ganpati, celebrates Ganesh Utsav September 20, 2012

    Maharasthra's biggest festival is on and like every year, this year too Btown ushered Lord Ganesh in style. ...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi festival commences in Mumbai September 19, 2012

    Mumbai: Lord Ganesh, the Hindu god of wisdom and prosperity arrived in the homes of his devotees amid traditional fervour, pomp and gaiety. The tenday Ganesh festival began on Wednesday with the "pratisthanpana" (installation) of the Ganpati idols in Sarvajanik pandals and households. The iconic 78yearold 'Lalbaugcha' Raja, the 22 feet...
  • Bangalore: Lightweight Ganeshas slacken clay idols' sale September 19, 2012

    Bangalore: This year, the traditionally designed clay Ganesha idols that Karnataka artists specialise in, have found a few takers and idols designed using other raw materials like plaster of paris, chalk and papiermache have witnessed an increased demand. According to the artists associations in the city, groups showcasing the festivities...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: 18,000 policemen guard festivities in Mumbai September 19, 2012

    The 10day festival is widely celebrated across Maharashtra, especially in Mumbai which boasts of having made 10,000 ganapati mandals this year. ...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi special: How to make 'modak' September 19, 2012

    CNNIBN visits sweet shops in Mumbai to know how to make the best 'modak' this Ganesh Chaturthi. ...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: Bangalore makes 30 ft tall sand statue September 19, 2012

    India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi on Wednesday. ...
  • Make your own ecofriendly Ganesha this year September 18, 2012

    Watch how you can make an ecofriendly Ganesha for the Ganesha Utsav that begins on Tuesday. ...
  • Indian sand artist Sudarsan wins gold in Spain July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Odishabased sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the justconcluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain. Pattnaik's 3.5metre sand sculpture bearing message "Save The Sea Life" won in 'People's Choice' and 'Best Positive' sculpture categories. Pattnaik used about...
  • Online groceries: Will it click? June 18, 2012

    K Ganesh, 50, the Energizer Bunny of Indian entrepreneurship, is either angry, annoyed or sarcastic. I can't tell. "VCs (venture capitalists) have a herd mentality. They don't mind funding the sixth baby products site or the eighth (discount) deals site. But one of the reasons we got into this business is...